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80 Blankets: Pineapples In Stripes

This blanket was born as a variation of the original 80 Blankets: Pineapples I did previously. I loved the allover look of the pineapple stitches, but like any other bobble or puff stitch it eats through yarn pretty rapidly. So for this version I’ve paired rows of half double crochet in Color Made Easy Alabaster …

80 Blankets: Pineapples

Follow along with the blanket on my Instagram feed @FiddleKnitsDesigns and using the hashtag #80Blankets The yarn combination on this one might seem a little surprising. I took a 100% polyester chenille-esq yarn and paired it with an 90/10 acrylic/mohair blend. Weird? Maybe, but it works! The combination is a soft yet substantial fabric. Even …

80 Blankets: Sparkling Velvet Waves

What a luscious combination! If you love sparkles and a little bit of velvet than you’ll love this pairing of Lion Brand Vel-Luxe and Winter Nights. Both yarns are worsted weight (CYC4), but held together they become a nice super bulky. I used a size 11.5mm crochet hook and finished this 45″ x 45″ blanket …

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Something Made, Something New

Today is the day that should have been the tasting for our wedding menu. Postponed due to coronavirus concerns. Disappointing, but understandable. We’re lucky we have plenty of time we can always do our tasting in the Fall. But since today was initially slated to be a day dedicated to wedding things, I’m putting some …

A Very Crafty Wedding

We had to postpone our wedding date. Rick is having bilateral temporomandibular joint replacement this summer and we decided it was best to give him more time to recover. So now the wedding is December 11, 2020. For some reason having these extra 3 months of time has given me the urge to craft for …

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